[Python-Dev] PEP 278 - finished?

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 15:44:57 -0400

On 11 Apr 2002 at 16:18, Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:

> I've read that, but I don't agree with the second
> paragraph. Universal newline support is available
> only for input. This sentence is enough to easily
> predict the behavior in every usage case, including
> "+" modes. 

How can you reliably update a file if there's no 
obvious mapping between file position and
character position?
-- Gordon